Surface Disinfectant Market (By Composition: Chemical, Others; By Form: Liquid, Wipes, Sprays; By Application: In house, Instruments, Others; By End Use: Hospitals, Industries, Households, Laboratories, Hotel/Cafe/Restaurant, Malls, Railways, Airports, Food Processing Industry, Educational Institutes, Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Regional Outlook, and Forecast 2022-2030


The global surface disinfectant market size was exhibited at USD 6.34 billion in 2022 and is projected to hit around USD 11.3 billion by 2030 with a registered CAGR of 7.49% during the forecast period 2022 to 2030.

Surface Disinfectant Market Size 2022 To 2030

Key Insights

  • Based on composition, the chemical composition segments has captured the highest market share of over 92% in 2021.
  • Based on form, the liquid form segments has contributed the biggest market share of over 65% in 2021.
  • Based on application, the in-house segments has captured market share of over 69% in 2021.
  • Based on end users, the hotel/restaurant/cafe accounts for the largest market share of around 21% in 2021.
  • Based on geography, North America dominated the surface disinfectant market in 2021 with revenue share of around 34.5%.

Surface disinfectant is a compound that is chemically produced and utilized for killing the microorganisms developed on the surface. Surface disinfectants with resistance to bacteria and microorganisms with increased sterilization process in the surface disinfectant involved different processes like physical and chemical processes that utilize surface cleaning. Disinfectants produced are also utilized for cleaning the skin and free from micro-organisms. The utilization of the surface disinfectants such as surgery, hospitals, clinics, bathrooms, and kitchens are utilized for cleaning purposes. For example, sanitizers are similar to disinfectants utilized for cleaning purposes. Increased utilization of surface disinfectants in various sectors majorly for household purposes, in cleaning hospital premises, and others has helped to grow the market of surface disinfectants.

Growth Factors

The surface disinfectant market with increased growth rate due to various factors which enhance the market of surface disinfectant with changing lifestyle of people with the adoption of the new lifestyle increased awareness about the rising disorders among animals with improved development of new surface disinfectants with new processes, and increased efficiency of the surface disinfectant with increased utilization of the surface disinfectant for cleaning purpose. Increased utilization of the cleaning products such as disinfectants used to kill microbes or pathogens. The increased concern regarding cleanliness and developed rules and regulation from the government with an increased focus towards the environment and increased global economy with the utilization of the surface disinfectant in the region with the increased growth rate of the surface disinfectant with increasing demands from the customer have helped to drive the market of surface disinfectant to a larger extent during the forecast period.

Surface disinfectants with chemical substances involved in the disinfectant are used for the prevention of the spreading of diseases with cleaning practices involved to avoid the spread of the disease. Surface disinfectant involves chemicals that are hazardous in nature and very harmful to health and should avoid contact with humans.  Increasing development of surface disinfectants with increasing production and manufacturing of the surface disinfectant chemical with increased efficiency of the chemical produced with enhanced effectivity of the chemical helped to drive the market of surface disinfectants with the increased growth rate during the forecast period.

Due to the outbreak of Covid-19, a wide spread of the virus has been from one person to another. Imposed rules and regulations from the government to avoid the spread of the virus, ceased transportations, lockdown, and shutdown of the industry have led to a reduced supply of the raw materials for the production of the surface disinfectant led to enhance market growth rate to a larger extent with increased efficiency of the surface disinfectant and utilized for cleaning purpose.

The government from various regions with increased investment in the development of surface disinfectants and imposed rules and regulations for maintaining the environment and increased sterilization techniques help to drive the market of surface disinfectants during the forecast period.  The key market players involved in the production of surface disinfectant are the major role players with increased research and development with increased effectivity of the surface disinfectant to kill the microbes led to enhance the market of surface disinfectant during the forecast period.

Report Scope of the Surface Disinfectant Market

Report Coverage Details
Market Size in 2022 USD 6.34 Billion
Market Size by 2030 USD 11.3 Billion
Growth Rate from 2022 to 2030 CAGR of 7.49%
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2022 to 2030
Segments Covered
  • By Composition
  • By Form
  • By Application
  • By End Use
Regions Covered
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa


Key Market Drivers

  • The increasing number of chronic disorders - Enhanced ailments of chronic disorders among the people with the growing infectious diseases and spreading of the diseases led to enhance the growth of the geriatric population and an increased number of surgeries performed in the hospital and clinics led to an increase in demands from the market for the utilization of the surface disinfectant for filling the micro- organisms led to enhance the market growth rate of the surface disinfectant to a greater extent.
  • Increased rules and regulations - The imposition of rules and regulations with increased procedures for maintaining cleanliness for improving health and hygiene with an increased focus on sanitation and policies developed for maintaining hygiene helps to drive the market of the surface disinfectant market with the increased growth rate during the forecast period.

Key Market Challenges

  • The increased cost of the surface disinfectant - The surface disinfectants produced in the market with increased efficiency of surface disinfectants for cleaning and killing the organisms over the surface or other areas led to the enhanced cost of the surface disinfectant may reduce the market growth rate of surface disinfectant with reduced demands from the customers.
  • Side effects of the surface disinfectants - Surface disinfectants are chemically composed which are hazardous in nature have toxic characteristics involved in the surface disinfectant which is dangerous for health and may lead to various side effects and adverse effects should be kept away from children and increased side effects and other harmful cause may be led to decline the market growth rate of surface disinfectant during the forecast period.

Key Market Opportunities

  • The emergence of the facilities with increased expense - Development of the surface disinfectants with increased efficiency of the surface disinfectants with improved sanitization and maintaining health and hygiene with the utilization of surface disinfectants for cleaning purposes may encourage to grow of the market of surface disinfectant with the enhanced growth rate of the disinfectant.
  • Providence provided by the government - Increased funds with increased research and development in the surface disinfectants with the imposition of certain rules and regulations from the government for maintaining the cleanliness in the area with usage of the surface disinfectants for sanitization purposes and prevention of the spread of the disease with improved hygiene and cleanliness.
  • The key market players - Key market players involved in the surface disinfectant with the increase in research and development in the surface disinfectant with the introduction of new products used as disinfectants with improved strength of the products for cleaning purposes may exhibit the enhanced market growth rate with increased revenue share during the forecast period.

Segments Insight 

Composition Insights

On the basis of composition, the chemical composition with the largest market growth in the market with increased revenue share to hold the market at the highest position in the surface disinfectant market with increased demands from the customer for surface disinfectants for sanitization purposes with increased health and hygiene and prevention of the spread of disease with the utilization of the surface disinfectant. Alcohol with increased utilization in the surface disinfectant with increased demand from the market for liquid sanitization with increased strength for cleaning purposes and killing microbes and pathogens. Impels the market growth with increased industrial growth with rise in production and manufacturing of the chemicals utilized for cleaning purposes helped to expand the market of surface disinfectant to a larger extent.

Form Insights

On the basis of form, the liquid form in surface disinfectants dominates the market with the largest market growth rate with increased utilization of the liquid surface disinfectants with the increased number of applications of liquid surface disinfectants in hospitals, households, hotels, schools, mall, and others with enhanced demands from the market for the surface disinfectant. Increased antimicrobial properties with the enhanced killing of the microbes with liquid-based solutions utilize for cleaning led to enhance the market growth rate of surface disinfectant during the forecast period. Liquid surface disinfectant such as sodium hypochlorite a liquid disinfectant with reduced risk of the spread of the disease accounts for the largest market growth with increased revenue share.

Applications Insights 

On the basis of application, the in-house accounts for the largest market growth with an increased revenue share of the surface disinfectants with increased utilization of the disinfectant for the household purpose with cleaning processes carried out in the kitchen, bathroom, and other sanitization purposes and maintaining the hygiene with the utilization of the surface disinfectants and increasing demands from the customers for cleaning purpose and enhanced market growth of the surface disinfectant during the forecast period with increased CAGR of the surface disinfectant help to enhance the market growth rate during the forecast period. Increased number of applications in hospitals to avoid the spread of disease.

End User Insights

On the basis of end-user, the hotel/restaurant/cafe which accounts for the largest market growth with increased revenue share with increased sanitization process and maintaining hygiene dominates the market of surface disinfectant with the growing CAGR rate of surface disinfectant during the forecast period. Increased utilization of surface disinfectant in swimming pools, bedrooms, lobbies, common areas, and others has helped to enhance the market for surface disinfectant with increased utilization. Hospitals also with significant market growth of surface disinfectants with wide utilization of surface disinfectants in bathrooms, toilets, surgery, and others to maintain hygiene and avoid the spread of disease and helps to drive the market of surface disinfectants.

Regional Insights

On the basis of geography, North America dominates the market growth with increased revenue share with increased utilization of surface disinfectants majorly for house hold purposes and hospitals with increasing demands from the customer for surface disinfectants. The increasing prevalence of chronic disorders with wide application of the disinfectants with increased effectivity of the disinfectant with improved antimicrobial activity led to growing the market of surface disinfectants to a larger extent.

Pie Chart 1

Governments from various regions with increased participation with increased investment with enhanced research and development for the introduction of new products in the sanitization process with increased rules and regulations regarding the utilization of surface disinfectants with their hazardous nature have helped to drive the market of surface disinfectant. Extensive research and development with acceptance of the new disinfectants produced with improved efficacy help to boost the market of surface disinfectants.

Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, and Africa with significant market growth of surface disinfectants with increased demands during the forecast period.

Recent Developments

  • In the year 2020 May, the Acquisition of the Holchem Group by Ecolab with increased practices regarding hygiene and increased effectiveness of the products produced for cleaning purposes for the industries, hospital services, food, and beverage.
  • In the year 2019 January, Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC got the clearance for the developed Lysol Disinfectant Spray and Lysol Disinfectant Max Cover utilized as the disinfectant agent for SARS-Cov-2.

Key Market Players

  • Medline Indutries, Inc
  • Kimberley- Clark Corporation
  • Evonik Industries
  • BASF SE
  • Lonza
  • SC Johnson Professional
  • Whiteley Corp
  • The Clorox Company
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Ecolab
  • The 3M Company
  • Star Brands Ltd
  • BODE Chemie GmbH
  • PaxChem Ltd
  • Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC
  • Carenowmedical
  • W.W. Grainger, Inc
  • Spartan Chemical Company, Inc
  • W.M. Batt
  • GOJO Industries, Inc
  • PDI, Inc

Segment Covered in the Report

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By Composition

  • Chemical
    • Alcohol
    • Aldehydes
    • Phenolics
    • Oxidizing agents
    • Ammonium compounds
    • Others
  • Others

By Form

  • Liquid
  • Wipes
  • Sprays

By Application

  • In house
  • Instruments
  • Others

By End Use

  • Hospitals
  • Industries
  • Households
  • Laboratories
  • Hotel/Cafe/Restaurant
  • Malls
  • Railways
  • Airports
  • Food Processing Industry
  • Educational Institutes
  • Others

By Geography

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the surface disinfectant market size?
The global surface disinfectant market size was accounted at USD 6.34 billion in 2022 and it is expected to reach around USD 11.3 billion by 2030.
What will be the CAGR of global surface disinfectant market?
The global surface disinfectant market is poised to grow at a CAGR of 7.49% from 2022 to 2030.
Who are the prominent players operating in the surface disinfectant market?
The major players operating in the surface disinfectant market are Medline Indutries, Inc, Kimberley- Clark Corporation, Evonik Industries, BASF SE, Lonza, SC Johnson Professional, Whiteley Corp, The Clorox Company, Procter & Gamble, Ecolab, The 3M Company, Star Brands Ltd, BODE Chemie GmbH, PaxChem Ltd, Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC, Carenowmedical, W.W. Grainger, Inc, Spartan Chemical Company, Inc, W.M. Batt, GOJO Industries, Inc, PDI, Inc.
Which are the driving factors of the surface disinfectant market?
The driving factors of the surface disinfectant market are the increasing number of chronic disorders and increased focus on the sanitation and policies developed for maintaining the hygiene helps to drive the market of the surface disinfectant market with the increased growth rate during the forecast period.
Which region will lead the global surface disinfectant market?
North America region will lead the global surface disinfectant market during the forecast period 2022 to 2030.
  • Report Code:2389
  • Category:Chemical and Material
  • No. of Pages:150+
  • Format:PDF/PPT/Excel
  • Published:November 2022

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